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SMi Group Ltd

Global Event Producing Company

The SMi Group is a highly Professional, Independent and Global event producing company that specialises in Business to Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and Training. We create and deliver events within Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical sectors.

Our aim is to provide you with the highest Quality Events in Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical sectors, which are timely, relevant and important to you and your company!

We pride ourselves on being connected to the best and most Knowledgeable Expert speakers in your business sector. We believe in bringing you together with your peers in order to Learn, Engage, Share and Network with the very best. We hold events in over 30 major cities throughout the world including London, Paris, Singapore and have welcomed over 200k participants from 80 countries to our events.

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18th Annual Military Airlift and Air-To-Air Refuelling - 21/06/2017

ETAC Commander of the European Tactical Airlift Center Confirmed to Present at Military Airlift and Air-Air Refuelling Conference this November

ETAC Commander of the European Tactical Airlift Center Will Speak At 18th Annual Military Airlift and Air to Air Refuelling 2017

IN RECENT NEWS, “European Tactical Airlift Centre Opens in Zaragoza. The opening of ETAC marks a significant step forward in European defence cooperation and joint collaboration with the establishment of a permanent operational base for advanced tactical airlift training.” * Source: EDA June 2017

Hear about ETAC's exciting plans for defence collaboration and capability improvements at the number one leading airlift conference in Europe: SMi Group’s 18th annual Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling conference, taking place in Madrid, Spain on the 28th and 29th November 2017.

Colonel Jose Romero, ETAC Commander of the European Tactical Airlift Center, will present on: European Tactical Airlift Centre: A Cooperative Step Forward. Covering:

  • Background and milestones
  • Zaragoza A.B: A low cost location and efficient solution
  • The future: unlimited … but in accordance with the nations´ ambitions

Just one of the many cutting-edge presentations from key decision makers involved in airlift and refuelling capabilities from across the globe.

Expert speakers for 2017 include senior representatives from: RAF, French Air Force, EU Military Staff, NATO, European Defence Agency, Boeing, TLD Group, JETEX, World Fuel Services Europe Limited, Skytech Inc, SHAPE, Spanish Air Force, Royal Netherlands Air Force, Air Mobility Command, US Air Force Europe, Airbus, MCCE, ViaSat, Inc., Volga Dnepr Unique Air Cargo, JBT, Antonov and many more.

There will also be a post-conference, complimentary site visit to the Airbus facilities in Getafe Air Base - where A330 aircrafts are modified into Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircrafts. Transport will be provided to and from the conference hotel for this visit.

The £300 early bird, booking discount expires next FRIDAY (30/06/2017). To avoid disappointment, delegates are advised to book by Friday 30th June to save £300.

To register online, visit:

Sponsored by Airbus (Gold Sponsor), Boeing (Gold Sponsor), Antonov, Glasgow Prestwick Airport, JBT, Jetex, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Skytech, TLD Group, Viasat Inc., Volga-Dnepr Group and World Fuel Services.

For information on also sponsoring or exhibiting at Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling this November, please contact Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 20 7827 6748 or email

18th Annual Military Airlift and Air-To-Air Refuelling
Madrid, Spain
28th – 29th November 2017

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